GRC101finalstudyguide

GRC101finalstudyguide - GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS 101 FINAL...

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GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS 101 FINAL STUDY GUIDE RELIEF PRINTING Relief images stick out (ex.: potato stamp) Gutenberg o Movable type inventor o Popularized individual characters o Bible!!! o Allowed more people to be literate = expansion of literacy Incunabula o Describes early printing o 50 years Gutenberg to whenever FLEXOGRAPHY Part of relief printing Rubber plate usage Primarily for labels, cartons and food packages
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MARK TWAIN Machine didn’t put back letters UNSUCCESSFUL BIOOOOTCH OTTMAR MORGENTHALER 1886: invented/sold copy of machine that got letters, set them, and put them back Linotype o Significance: quicker; won’t spill o Slug one line of type
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o Can recycle lead by melting it o Increases in literacy drop in price in printing o Bought by NYT news from previous day = TRUE DAILY NEWS!!! 1 ST AMENDMENT Protection from government Zanger o Wrote about governor asking for $$$ o Charged for libel and sedition o Found NOT guilty Freedom of… cornerstone of democracy In order for something to be libel, must be false
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Started in 1950 1970-1984: Awkward Years drafting tables and exacto knives to create things 1984: MAC (Steve Jobs) o Mike Parker, designer in linotype company owned original fonts o John Warnock and Chuck Geschke (founders of Adobe) o Page description language to work on different brands of computers break down proprietary wall POSTSCRIPT!!!! o Paul Brainerd Aldus – page layout program Type set to small computers Put software in computer that made it work Sold to world, but only people who had money had o PARC (Palo Alto Research Center) o Steve Jobs is at center of all this, bringing everyone together INTAGLIO PRESS Illegal here b/c of chemical compounds used solvents RAISED YOU CAN FEEL IT?! Plate has cell (recess) that holds ink apply to paper and press to plate and transfers to paper Indirect intaglio o Used for packages and cartons long run o Run hella shit so you don’t stop for 4 weeks o Pad printing o Irregular surfaces o Ink is apoxy! o
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course GRC 101 taught by Professor Brianlawler during the Fall '10 term at Cal Poly.

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